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Fujifilm X-T1 and Fotodiox adapter

Another weekend and another Fotodiox lens mount adapter. This time it provides the direct link from the Tamron 500mm SP catadioptric lens to the Fuji X-T1 body. The usual walk by the lake exercised the combination […]

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Gwyneth with tethered Fujifilm X-T1

Take lots of pix to improve your photography skills. That’s axiomatic and applies to most things. Practice lighting and camera angles in advance to know how gear will behave on assignment. For portraits and headshots you […]

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Lastolite Hotrod Octa 90cm softbox tip

I have been a fan of Lastolite photographic products for a long time and, by coincidence, live not far from their Leicestershire facilities in Coalville and Ashby-de-la-Zouch. My oldest reflector, dating from the mid 80s, may […]

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Who let the 500mm catadioptric lens out?

Another walk by water and an opportunity to stalk Harry. This time with a thirty year old Tamron 500mm f8 SP macro catadioptric lens attached to the Fujifilm X-T1 via its Adaptall Nikon mount then the […]

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Walk on the wide side with Samyang 12mm

A Samyang 12mm f2.0 wide angle lens joins the compact camera family, for use with the Fujifilm X-T1 and X-Pro1 but has been exercised only lightly. It did have a brief outing last week for some illustrative pix […]

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Fuji X-T1 field work

As the purveyor of all things darkling it is rare to venture into the light but occasionally it happens. This weekend I walked near water with an odd mix of gear. There was the newly […]

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More X-Pro1 field work

I am finding the size and near silence of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 to be more and more convenient. It proved its worth in a recent theatre workshop I photographed in which I could easily move freely among […]

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Fuji X-pro1 outing to the angels

I continue to be impressed by the versatility and optical quality of the Fuji X-pro1. A spontaneous shoot of Angels in America last night, was done exclusively with the Fuji, in low light and and […]

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IUPDC 2015

We have started to upload pix to the ashmorevisuals shop and gallery from IUPDC 2015. There are a lot. It will take a while to post process them all.

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More Fuji X-pro1 shooting

Following the success of Saturday’s test I used only the Fuji X-pro1 on a shoot covering the preparations for the Fused IV world music concert last night. The results may be seen on our ashmorevisuals […]

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